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What is the definition or description of: yellow fever?

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Dr. Christopher Nicora
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yellow fever

Acute viral hemorrhagic disease.
Passed on through contact between people via mosquitoes. There is no cure to yellow fever but it can be prevented by getting a vaccination.

In brief: Yellow fever

Acute viral hemorrhagic disease.
Passed on through contact between people via mosquitoes. There is no cure to yellow fever but it can be prevented by getting a vaccination.
Dr. Christopher Nicora
Dr. Christopher Nicora
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Yellow fever

Is found in some areas of south america ; sub saharan africa.
It is an illness that is spread when the virus is transmitted by mosquito bites. Sxs usually begin 3 to 6 days after a bite. Many people have active sxs for 3 to 4 days such as fever, vomiting, jaundice, v appetite, headaches ; body aches. However others go on to develop multi- organ failure which can lead to death.

In brief: Yellow fever

Is found in some areas of south america ; sub saharan africa.
It is an illness that is spread when the virus is transmitted by mosquito bites. Sxs usually begin 3 to 6 days after a bite. Many people have active sxs for 3 to 4 days such as fever, vomiting, jaundice, v appetite, headaches ; body aches. However others go on to develop multi- organ failure which can lead to death.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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